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Manipur: One among 5 arrested for extortion member of terror group; police warns against misusing uniform

New Delhi/Imphal, September 19: In the wake of arrest of five persons for extortion in Manipur including a suspected member of a banned terror group, Manipur Police has again warned of stern action against all those who were misusing uniform for their ulterior motives. The five persons were allegedly indulging in extortion from the general public and were carrying deadly weapons including AK and Insas rifles, which were looted from the police armoury, officials said. Among those arrested on Sunday included 45-year-old M Anand Singh, alleged to be a trained...
North East

Regional organisation leader held on extortion charges: Assam DGP

Guwahati, May 2: A top office-bearer of a regional organisation was arrested in Assam’s Sivasagar district on Tuesday on an allegation of extortion, a top police officer said. Director General of Police GP Singh said Shrinkhal Chaliha has been apprehended and action as per law initiated against him. Chaliha is a top office-bearer of Veer Lachit Sena, an organisation working purportedly to safeguard the interests of the indigenous people of the state. “Reference extortion demand at Sivasagar in the name of donation for socio-cultural event – named accused person, one...
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